Frequently asked questions
You need to be prepared for sudden weather changes while trekking or climbing. That’s why trekking equipment should be chosen carefully before the trip. The weather during the Andean summer (from May to October) is somewhat more stable.
Feeling healthy and confident of your mobility is essential if you want to fully enjoy your trip. For your comfort and safety, we recommend trekking in the Cordillera Huayhuash only to individuals in good physical condition.
What kind of clothes is needed for trekking tours?
Choosing the clothes for trekking is very important. Please, check our trekking equipment list for details.
Trekking is safe in Cordillera Huayhuash as long as you have a proper guide or you go with someone who is familiar with the area.
Travelers on the Cordillera Blanca and the Cordillera Huayhuash will encounter high altitudes
- between 3250 and 5000 m. Symptoms you may experience include headache, nausea, loss of appetite, trouble with sleep, and lack of energy. We recommend you consult your physician about the altitudes featured in your trip's itinerary. Prescription drugs to minimize symptoms are available.
Yes, there is no reason why not. We can put in touch with Horsemen, Cooks, rent you camping or mountaineering equipment and give you all the information before you leave for a trip.
Typically you need to walk at least 3.5 hours before lunch break and 2 hours after lunch, it all depends on how healthy and fit you are, most of the breaks come after crossing a pass.
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